Flynn Sturgeon

Flynn Sturgeon is a musical director and accordionist who enjoys a busy career working with some of the UK’s top performers. He is a specialist in musical theatre and folk traditions, and a choir director.

Flynn is the musical director on the brand new musical 42 Balloons, produced by the creators of SIX the Musical. He also regularly performs at Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club as associate conductor, as well as on accordion.

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Flynn Sturgeon is a musical director and accordionist who enjoys a busy career working with some of the UK’s top performers. He is a specialist in musical theatre and folk traditions, and a choir director.

Flynn is the musical director on the brand new musical 42 Balloons, produced by the creators of SIX the Musical. He also regularly performs at Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club as associate conductor, as well as on accordion.

Flynn is the musical supervisor and orchestrator of the sell-out and critically acclaimed Roles We’ll Never Play, London’s ‘miscast’ concert series. The show hosts huge line-ups of talent, recently having played at the Apollo, Lyric and Vaudeville Theatres, and at West End Live every year.

In education, Flynn  frequently teaches at many of London’s top drama schools including Urdang, Trinity Laban, London Theatre Runway, London Studio Centre, Performance Preparation Academy, Mountview and Associated Studios. Recently, Flynn was the musical theatre specialist accompanist at his former university, Royal Holloway, and was for five years the musical director of the Rainbow Nation Dance Academy. 

Flynn is a winner in the 2020 Creative Courage for Life Awards, in the category of Outstanding Singing Teacher for his work as a children’s vocal coach and teacher.

He read music (BMus) at Royal Holloway, University of London, where he was awarded a first-class degree with honours. He studied piano under Eleanor Hodgkinson, and voice (musical theatre) under Elizabeth Byrne. He was also coached by Mary Dullea (the Fidelio Trio) and Tim Travers-Brown (the King’s Singers), amongst others. During his three years, Flynn studied orchestral conducting, orchestration, composing with technology, and Orientalism/race studies within musical theatre and opera.